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Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 2 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
ticket, olympics
olympic ticket
Date made:
1996
Description (Brief):
Ticket for basketball during the1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games.
The 1996 Summer Olympic Games, also known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad were held in Atlanta, Georgia with 197 countries, 6,797 men and 3,523 women athletes participating. These Games saw the debuts of beach volleyball, mountain biking, softball, and women’s soccer. These Games also saw the American women, who had taken full advantage of Title IX legislation, excel in Olympic competition. The women’s gymnastics, soccer, softball and basketball teams all won gold, propelling the US women athletes into the global spotlight and beginning their dominance in Olympic competition. Atlanta benefitted from the Games as Centennial Olympic Park led to the revitalization of the downtown area and the Olympic Village became residence housing for area universities. These games marked the first time since 1984 that the United States topped the medal count with 101.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Olympics  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Amateur  Search this
Related event:
Olympic Summer Games: Atlanta, 1996  Search this
ID Number:
2018.3010.368
Nonaccession number:
2018.3010
Catalog number:
2018.3010.368
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c0d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1911891